Area fireworks displays and related Independence Day activities include:
• Rushsylvania — Saturday, June 26, parade at noon, food vendors, activities for children at the park throughout the day, American Entertainment with DJ Joe Pine, fireworks at dusk, hosted by Rushcreek Fire and EMS.
• West Liberty — Saturday, June 26, fireworks at dusk, hosted in conjunction with West Liberty Force Fireworks Blowout Tournament; Lions Club hosts a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m., $10 for adults and $6 for children, proceeds benefit local Lions projects, Spray and Play splash pad stays open until 9 p.m.; fireworks rain date is Sunday, June 27.
• Indian Lake Beach/Fireworks Spectacular — Saturday, July 3, beginning at 10 a.m., annual car show, food, swimming, games offered at Old Field Beach, car show registration, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., awards at 3 p.m., registration: $10 and dash plaques awarded to first 50 participants, door prizes provided; fireworks at 10 p.m., produced by Pyrotecnico Company, similar launch site to 2020 fireworks along the south bank between Township Road 239 and Paradise Island near Indian Head Roadhouse.
• Belle Center — Sunday, July 4, Richland Township Park; 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. pancake breakfast, Richland Township Fire Department; community parade, 1 p.m., line-up begins at noon along School Street and Plum Street, summer recreation ball teams line-up at water building by the park, grand marshals: Ron Smith, Dave Johns and Jerry Lowe; activities at the park: organized volleyball, food vendors all day, Dan the Man classic music at shelter house 2 to 5 p.m., kids’ pedal pull 3 to 4 p.m., kid and adult games 3 to 4 p.m., WAR wrestling, 6 to 8 p.m., Cherry Bombs Band 6 to 9:50 p.m., fireworks at dusk.
• Perry Township — Saturday, July 10, Perry Park in East Liberty; begins with traditional parade at noon through East Liberty; pony rides, kids games, cake walk, cruise-in, ice cream social, vendor fair/craft show, food trucks, self-defense demonstrations; fireworks at dusk at Perry Park; hosted by Perry Township Events Committee.